Ahead of marijuana legalization, activists call on feds to forgive past pot offences

Travis Lupick on April 12th, 2017 at 11:23 AM The federal Liberal government is expected to table legislation to legalize recreational marijuana on Thursday (April 13), exactly one week ahead of the world’s annual 4/20 celebration of all things cannabis. RELATED STORIES Justin Trudeau: Liberal government would look at overturning convictions for marijuana crimes Decriminalization …

Toronto dispensaries once owned by the Prince of Pot will all shut down this weekend

  After police raids, former owner Jodie Emery says government is clearing way for legal producers CBC News Posted: Apr 07, 2017 11:20 PM ET Last Updated: Apr 08, 2017 10:20 AM ET The last of the former Cannabis Culture dispensaries in Toronto, once synonymous with Marc and Jodie Emery, will close this weekend after …

‘Prince of Pot’ Marc Emery Faces Possible Life in Prison

By Jason Sander - Apr 3, 2017 AP If there’s any living cannabis activist who has earned the term ‘The Prince of Pot’, it’s Marc Emery. He and his wife Jodie own the Cannabis Culture brand in Canada and have been doing their part to end marijuana prohibition for over twenty years. Because of his …

She formed the U.S. Marijuana Party in 2002; ran for Alabama governor in 2006 on a platform to legalize pot; created the Alabama Compassionate Care group to fight for use of marijuana for treatment of disease; and in 2010 was named by the magazine Skunk as one of the top 100 most influential women in Cannabis…

Pushing for legalization: Alabama housewife to marijuana activist By Kent Faulk | [email protected] Email the author | Follow on Twitteron March 29, 2017 at 7:31 AM, updated March 29, 2017 at 10:20 AM Loretta Nall remembers the first time she smoked marijuana. "I was about 12 years old at a Ratt/Queensreich concert at the BJCC …

Moving Beyond Cannabis Culture: An Interview with Jodie Emery

By Jon Hiltz on March 23rd, 2017 at 8:20 am   It’s impossible to look at the history of marijuana activism in Canada and not think of Marc and Jodie Emery. Their decades-long fight with the powers that be have culminated into a good part of the reason we are heading toward adult-use cannabis across …

When They Try to Bury Us, They Forget That We Are Seeds (Cannabis Culture has a new Editor and Info on Marc & Jodie Emery)

By dankres on March 10, 2017   Hi there. I’m DanKres (pronounced: Dank- Rez). I am the new Editor of Cannabis Culture Magazine. I accept this job with full respect for the effort it demands, the sacrifices made by our movement’s trailblazers and the relentless joy of inclusion in this tribe. You are all badasses …

Prince of Pot Marc Emery, wife in Toronto court on drug charges

  Couple who have marijuana shops across Canada charged with drug trafficking, conspiracy, possession CBC News Posted: Mar 10, 2017 8:07 AM ET Last Updated: Mar 10, 2017 12:52 PM ET Jodie and Marc Emery, who is known as the Prince of Pot, are in court at Toronto's Old City Hall today to face drug …

Marc and Jodie Emery arrested in Toronto amid marijuana dispensary raids across Canada

  By Adam Miller Online Journalist  Global News Marc and Jodie Emery, Canada’s self-proclaimed “Prince and Princess of Pot,” have been arrested in Toronto ahead of coordinated raids at their Cannabis Culture marijuana dispensaries across the country. The couple’s Vancouver-based lawyer, Kirk Tousaw, said the marijuana activists were arrested at Toronto’s Pearson International Airport Wednesday …

Prince and princess of pot are expanding their dispensary empire, whether it’s legal or not

  Sunny Freeman | February 3, 2017 Jodie Emery struts through the hazy hallway of Cannabis Culture’s flagship Toronto store, through a 15-person deep checkout line, and then past the extracts, pre-rolled joints and display jars of bud into the lounge area where a group of pot enthusiasts is sparking up. It is just after …

The Cult of Marc Emery

  Marc Emery is commonly known as the 'Prince of Pot,' which is a title he got from years of pot activism and, of course, pot smoking. Beyond his protesting, which got him arrested more than a few times, Marc Emery was a successful weed-seed seller, which became a lucrative business quite quickly. His cash …

Marc Emery Returns…

Marijuana Activist Marc Emery Is A Man On A Mission Posted by Johnny Green at 7:29 AM on August 27, 2014 Ending Marijuana Prohibition By Phillip Smith   Canada’s “Prince of Pot” Marc Emery has finally returned to Canada after spending just over 4 ½ years in US federal prison for selling marijuana seeds over …

Brooker: Emery’s reefer revenge just might work

By Kevin Brooker, Calgary Herald August 5, 2014       Kevin Brooker "Revenge!" Now there's an anguished utterance you normally expect only to hear in bad Shakespeare parodies. Not last week, however, when Marc Emery, Canada's so-called Prince of Pot, dropped the R-bomb on no less than the government itself. Speaking to CBC Radio …

“Don’t get mad, get political” says BC’s Prince of Pot

Shelby Thom August 03, 2014 02:10 pm “That old phrase don’t get mad get even, well in a democracy it’s don’t get mad get political.” BC’s Prince of Pot Marc Emery vows to rally behind Federal Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau in an attempt to oust the Conservatives in the 2015 federal election. “With this opportunity …

Emery said he holds a “moral objection” against individuals who once helped imprison people for petty drug offences now profiting off the sale of marijuana.

Marc Emery’s top picks for Canadian politicians go to the Greens and NDP. But he doesn’t want you to vote for either of those parties in next year’s federal election.   “Elizabeth May and Libby Davies are two of my favourite MPs,” Emery told the Straight. “But there is a time when you have to …

Marc Emery Prison Blog: How I Began My Plan to Overgrow the Government

By Marc Emery - Thursday, February 27 2014   CANNABIS CULTURE - Since the 20th anniversary of my activism in British Columbia is approaching on April 11th, I thought I would write a series of blogs about my early years, when there was no movement, no legal medical marijuana anywhere, books and magazines about cannabis …